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The Handbook of Law and Society

Edited by: Austin Sarat, Patricia Ewick

ISBN13: 9781118701461
Published: June 2015
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
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Bringing a timely synthesis to the field, The Handbook of Law and Society presents a comprehensive overview of key research findings, theoretical developments, and methodological controversies in the field of law and society.

Other Jurisdictions , Law and Society, USA
Notes on Contributors viii
On the Emerging Maturity of Law and Society: An Introduction xiii
Patricia Ewick and Austin Sarat
Part I Setting the Stage 1
1. What is Law and Society? Definitional Disputes 3
Susan M. Sterett
2. Charting the “Classics” in Law and Society: The Development of the Field over the Past Half ]Century 18
Calvin Morrill and Kelsey Mayo
Part II Approaches to the Study of Law as a Social Phenomenon 37
3. Mapping a Cultural Studies of Law 39
Naomi Mezey
4. Approaches to the Study of Law as a Social Phenomenon: Legal History 56
Kunal M. Parker
5. Legal Ethnographies and Ethnographic Law 71
Susan Bibler Coutin and Veronique Fortin
6. Just a Thought? Instantiations and Constructions of Procedural Justice 85
Mary R. Rose
Part III Institutional Processes and Actors 103
7. Lawyers and the Legal Profession 105
Ronit Dinovitzer and Bryant Garth
8. Courts and Judges: The Legitimacy Imperative and the Importance of Appearances 118
Keith J. Bybee and Angela G. Narasimhan
9. Jurors and Juries 134
Nancy S. Marder
10. Upside Down and Inside Out: Regulators and Regulatory Processes in Contemporary Perspective 150
Bronwen Morgan
11. Using Public Law to Shape Private Organizations 168
Cary Coglianese and Jennifer Nash
12. Police and Policing 183
Jennifer D. Wood
Part IV Domains of Legal Policy 197
13. Domains of Policy: Law and Society Research on the Family 199
Annie Bunting
14. Domains of Policy: Law and Society Perspectives on Antidiscrimination Law 212
Donna E. Young
15. Domains of Policy: Law and Society Perspectives on Punishment and Social Control 228
Keramet Reiter
16. Welfare Law 244
Vicki Lens
17. Immigration Law and Immigrants’ Lived Experiences 258
Leisy J. Abrego
18. The Return of Religion: The Rise, Decline, and Possible Resurrection of Legal Secularism 274
Nomi Maya Stolzenberg
19. Human Rights 291
Heinz Klug
20. More than Human Legalities: Advocating an “Animal Turn” in Law and Society 307
Irus Braverman
21. Law and Disability 322
Katharina Heyer
Part V How Does Law Matter? 337
22. The Constitution of Identity: Law and Race 339
Osagie K. Obasogie
23. The Constitution of Identity: New Modalities of Nationality, Citizenship, Belonging and Being 351
Eve Darian Smith
24. The Past, Present, and Future of Rights Scholarship 367
Jeffrey R. Dudas, Jonathan Goldberg ]Hiller and Michael W. McCann
25. Law and Social Movements: Old Debates and New Directions 382
Sandra R. Levitsky
26. The Rule of Law and Economic Development: Global Scripts, Vernacular Translations 399
Ritu Birla
27. Law and Colonialism: Legacies and Lineages 417
Renisa Mawani
28. Law and Globalism: Law without the State as Law without Violence 433
Julieta Lemaitre
Index 446